North Carolina Governor Rejects Fracking Law

RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue on Sunday vetoed legislation that would have lifted a ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and opened the door to shale gas exploration in that state.

BING NEWS:
  • North Carolina holds police camera videos from public record
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Recordings from law enforcement body and dashboard cameras will not be considered public records in North Carolina under a law signed ... you completely lose the trust of individuals," the governor said. On the other hand, "we ...
    07/10/2016 - 9:04 pm | View Link
  • North Carolina has spent $12 million on private school vouchers this year
    The Citizen-Times of Asheville is reporting this week that North Carolina has spent about $12 million this academic year, out of a budgeted $17.6 million, on the state’s controversial private school voucher program. The vouchers, provided by the state ...
    04/7/2016 - 6:28 am | View Link
  • Pope kicks off S. Korea visit as North fires rockets
    Beijing maintains a state-controlled Catholic Church, which rejects the Vatican's authority. On entering Chinese airspace, Francis exercised papal protocol to send an unprecedented goodwill message of "divine blessings" to President Xi Jinping. Beijing and ...
    08/14/2014 - 1:57 am | View Link
  • The North Carolina Senate Passes Energy Modernization Act
    When I was a child, and daring, "frack" was my risky substitute cuss word; but not substitute enough.... Well it's back at the General Assembly this summer as lawmakers set the stage for hydraulic fracturing "fracking" in North Carolina. Opponents claim ...
    05/20/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • North Carolina Bill A Smorgasbord of Changes to Oil, Gas Laws
    SB 786 calls for establishing a new nine-member North Carolina Oil and Gas Commission within DENR. Six members would be appointed by the General Assembly and three would be appointed by the governor ... of wells or the use of fracking.
    05/15/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • North Carolina and fracking
    In June, 2012, the state Senate and House approved the legalization of fracking in North Carolina, and overrode a veto by Gov. Bev Perdue. However, in June ...
    07/22/2016 - 5:57 pm | View Website
  • U.S. News | National News
    ABC News reports on United States politics, crime, education, legal stories, celebrities, weather, the economy and more
    07/22/2016 - 8:17 am | View Website
  • Stateline
    Stateline provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in state policy. Since its founding in 1998, Stateline has maintained a commitment to the highest standards ...
    07/22/2016 - 4:28 am | View Website
  • North Carolina Makes Discrimination Mandatory with Most ...
    In a shocking, unprecedented move, the North Carolina state legislature convened a special session late Wednesday in order to introduce and pass a sweeping anti-LGBT ...
    07/21/2016 - 8:21 pm | View Website
  • Entertainment News, Celebrity and Pop Culture
    Get the latest entertainment news, celebrity interviews and pop culture pulse on movies, TV and music and more at ABCNews.com.
    07/19/2016 - 4:06 pm | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More U.s. News